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Propylene glycol

Molecular formula: C3H8O2

International name: Propylene glycol

Synonims: 1,2-Propylenglycol, 1,2-Dihydroxypropan, (RS)-1,2-dioxypropane, (±)-1,2- dioxypropane, (R)-1,2- dioxypropane, (S)-1,2- dioxypropane , E 1520, monopropylene glycol,

CAS Nr.: 57-55-6 1,2-propylen-glycol

Qualification: Import

Appeaance: colourless oily liquid

Propylene glycol and glycerin are non-toxic in small and medium quantities. Propylene glycol is a starting material for various chemical products, such as acetals, methylglyoxal, dimethyl, lactic acid, various medicines.

Propylene glycol is used in the production of the unsaturated polyester resins.

Known applications for propylene glycol are cosmetics:

- moisturizing agents in health and hygiene products;